Module: Supporting Adolescents’ Retention in and Adherence to HIV Care and Treatment2018-05-22T11:52:23+00:00

Project Description

Learning Objectives
After completing this module, participants will be able to:
• Define retention in and adherence to HIV care and treatment
• Identify common barriers to retention in care and adherence to treatment among adolescent
• Discuss ways that health workers and health facilities can support ALHIV’s retention in and
adherence to care
• Conduct adherence preparation sessions with ALHIV and their caregivers
• Use tools to provide adherence counseling and to help clients and caregivers make a personal
adherence plan
• Assess adolescent clients’ (and caregivers’) adherence
• Provide ongoing, age-appropriate support to improve adolescent clients’ (and caregivers’)